Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 251430
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
930 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Mississippi..

  Big Black River At West affecting Attala and Holmes Counties
  Big Black River Near Bentonia affecting Madison and Yazoo Counties
  Big Black River Near Bovina affecting Hinds and Warren Counties


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive or walk through areas where water covers roadway! The
water may be deeper than it appears. Remember...Turn around, don`t
drown!

Forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is
forecast to occur. Routine 12 hours of forecast rainfall is used for
most sites.

Additional information is available at:
http://ahps.srh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

The next regularly scheduled update is expected tonight between 8 and
10 PM.

&&

MSC007-051-262030-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.2.ER.150418T0607Z.150420T2245Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
930 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At  8:45 AM Saturday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.5 feet by
  early tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Thousands of acres of agricultural land are
  under water.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Several thousand acres of agricultural and
  lowland become inundated.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Upper Big Black River
West           15  17.1 Sat 09 AM  19.3  19.2  18.6  19.5 01 PM 04/26


&&


LAT...LON 3291 9006 3314 8990 3330 8981 3322 8963
      3313 8969 3285 8987



$$

MSC089-163-262030-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.2.ER.150419T1448Z.150429T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
930 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 24.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
  occurring.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  24.1 Sat 09 AM  24.7  25.0  25.3  25.5 07 AM 04/29


&&


LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
      3272 8996 3245 9052



$$

MSC049-149-262030-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0051.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BOVM6.1.ER.150425T2100Z.150503T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
930 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At  9:15 AM Saturday the stage was 27.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by late this
  afternoon and will continue to rise to near 32.0 feet by Sunday
  morning.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Several access roads along and near the
  river are under water.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Low-lying agricultural land near the river
  begins to flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina         28  27.8 Sat 09 AM  28.4  28.7  29.0  32.0 07 AM 05/03


&&


LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
      3218 9065 3204 9102



$$



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